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Question to refugee: why Germany? Answer: money

Posted by Ann Corcoran on March 19, 2016

Invasion of Europe news….

Can Angela Merkel prevent Europe being eaten away at its core? 

That is the title of an op-ed by Timothy Garton Ash at The Guardian on Thursday.  Here is a bit of it:

Why did you come to Germany and not Italy? I ask Jawad, a skinny 16-year-old from Afghanistan, standing outside his family’s blanket-tented six square metres of home at an emergency refugee reception centre in an east Berlin sports hall. Six months ago he spoke no German, but now he replies without hesitation: “Italien hat kein Geld!” Italy has no money! Short and to the point. A million Jawads arriving in a single year have so shaken up rich and bourgeois-liberal Germany that a xenophobic, anti-immigrant party has just won nearly a quarter of the vote in one east German state.

Around the world people are asking: can Europe’s centre hold?

Politically and economically, Germany is the centre of Europe. The “grand coalition” government of centre-right Christian Democrats and centre-left Social Democrats is the centre of Germany. And Angela Merkel is the centre of that centrist government. In a real sense, therefore, Merkel is the centre of Europe.

Faced with a bad result for her CDU in regional elections in three federal states, she remains outwardly unmoved, sticking to her proclaimed EU-Turkey strategy which the EU summit is being asked to approve in Brussels today. Is this the patient, pragmatic steadiness that has won her so much trust? Or is it the hubris that sets in, as if by some law of physics, when a politician has been in power for more than 10 years? (Margaret Thatcher, Helmut Kohl, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – the list goes on.)

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The electoral success of AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) has been the cover story around the world.

It is not just the lower and struggling middle classes in Germany that are rushing to AfD!

Everyone I talked to in Berlin agreed that a striking feature of AfD is the support it enjoys among the educated middle class: professors, doctors, entrepreneurs, lawyers, people who know exactly when to say “Frau Doktor” and are themselves often “Herr Doktor”, if not “Herr Professor”.

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Just now I watched the almost non-stop footage of the recent terror take down in Brussels and wondered how any thinking person couldn’t understand that mass Muslim migration would eventually doom a city and a country.

Say NO to Molenbeek for your town!

6 Responses to “Question to refugee: why Germany? Answer: money”

  1. Reblogged this on Kerberos616.

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  2. And yet any anti-invasion party is “xenophobic.” We need to overthrow leaders AND media!

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  3. […] Question to refugee: why Germany? Answer: money […]

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  5. dotsword said

    Well said Ann! {{…and wondered how any thinking person couldn’t understand that mass Muslim migration would eventually doom a city and a country…..}}

    –and, while I was watching Hillary this week a sudden shiver ran thru my spine — her words almost VERBATIM of one of Merkel’s prior speeches pre-mass arrival to Germany –all I could do was stare in absolute horror while thinking “my God! she’s a Merkel clone!”

    Doesn’t her staff even read the most basic Headlines to her? –you’d have to live under a rock not to know what’s happening in Gemany . . . . surely a presidential candidate would, -at minimum, keep up with one of the highest world leaders and a top ally — geezz….

    –had it not been for the tv screen, I would have thought it was Merkel herself talking —

    — it was {{{{ twilight zone scary! }}}

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    • Ann Corcoran said

      If Hillary is elected President this year, we are finished as it relates to refugees. There will be no reform, no rollback, it will be full speed ahead.

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